compete
compete
intransitive verb
1. (to contend) 
a. competir 
Writers from all over the world compete for this prestigious prize.Escritores de todo el mundo compiten por este prestigioso premio.
2. (to take part) 
Alexandra is going to compete at the gymnastics meet next Saturday.Alexandra va a participar en el encuentro de gimnasia el próximo sábado.
3. (commerce) 
To compete in this market, we need to reduce the prices of our products.Para poder hacer la competencia en este mercado, hay que rebajar los precios de nuestros productos.
b. competir 
We're only a local store. We can't compete with the big supermarkets.Somos solo una tienda de barrio, no podemos competir con los grandes supermercados.
compete
intransitive verb
1. (general) 
a. competir 
to compete for a prizecompetir por un premio
compete [kəmˈpiːt]
intransitive verb
(as rivals) competir;against, with con;for por; (take part) tomar parte;in en; presentarse;in a; (Comm) competir; hacer la competencia
there are 50 students competing for six places hay 50 estudiantes compitiendo por seis puestos; there are many firms competing for a share in the market hay muchas empresas compitiendo por una participación en el mercado; his poetry can't compete with Eliot's no se puede comparar su poesía con la de Eliot; I can't compete with that racket no puedo hablar por encima de esa bulla (informal)
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